January 19th @ 9 pm – George Muscatello Group


Troy native, guitarist George Muscatello, studied at Schenectady County Community College and the Manhattan School of Music. While at Manhattan, he honed his skills with Wayne Krantz and Rodney Jones while immersing himself in the music of modern classical composers such as Bela Bartok and Leo Brouwer. Well known in the Capital District music scene, Muscatello is a member of the Brian Patnaude Quartet and has performed with Nick Brignola, Dave Calarko, and Mike Bisio among others.His long-standing weekly jazz series at Savannah’s, the Lionheart Café, and QE2 have further made him a mainstay in the region.A respected lecturer, Muscatello has been teaching at Skidmore College since 2007.